Children desperately need to know - and to hear in ways they understand and remember - that they're loved and valued by mom and dad.— Gary Smalley
Heartwarming Dad Love quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, 'Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?' He answered, 'If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.
In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Never love anything that can't love you back.
Men should always change diapers. It's a very rewarding experience. It's mentally cleansing. It's like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
When you get in taekwondo, it teaches you the life skills of respect, self control, discipline-that's why I love it. I really attribute those skills to really getting over my dad's death. If I didn't have that, I would have lost it.
It was my father who taught me to value myself.
I got stuck up a tree when I was about seven, and my dad had to come and get the ladder to get me down. I loved to climb all the way up to the top. I must have been a koala in my past life.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you're 12, but every day.
Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee.
My dad, Frank Addison Albini, was a terrific shot with a rifle and had generally excellent hunting skills. While my dad loved hunting and fishing, he didnt romanticize them. He was filling the freezer, not intellectualizing some caveman impulse or proving his worth as a real man.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Ours was a very progressive Protestant family, but my parents were God-loving rather than God-fearing. We went to church, and I still go with my mum and dad when I return home - it's a family thing. I played flute in my dad's marching band, but I had an integrated upbringing. We had a lot of Catholic friends.
I miss my Dad. My Dad loved cheesy monster movies, so we'd have Godzilla movie marathons. Those are some of my favorite memories, laughing at how the monster outfits were so bad, like black garbage bags for heads.
I also sing about my mom leaving me a lot - a lot of kids have their moms or dads leave them, so they relate to that. I wear my heart on my sleeve, so I think that's what the kids love.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
I love money, and I love movement. I like what it has let me do for my family. I have paid off my mum and dad's mortgage, I've bought them two BMWs, they can have anything they want. I am buying a fleet of cars for myself. I have unemployed my sisters, they don't need to work, don't need to worry about a thing.
I wanted my dad to be proud of me, and I fell into acting because there wasn't anything else I could do, and in it I found a discipline that I wanted to keep coming back to, that I love and I learn about every day.
I come from an ordinary family - my dad is a carpenter, a roof-maker - and we've always loved racing together.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
My dad's method in his madness was to try every sport and then observe what I liked. I played football, tennis, golf, cricket but I loved my snooker.
Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs.
Everybody has hope for the perfect love.
Normal people are raised to believe that there's someone out there who's your soulmate, your best friend, your lover. My dad always told me that when you find that person, "You gotta nail her"!
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
My dad wanted me to play when I was a kid, so I learned to play the guitar.
I pursued a career in music because I love it so much and I enjoy what it does to those who hear it.
You need your mom and dad to protect you.
It means they love you so much. It was awesome she was backing me up and defending me.
Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their fathers sooner or later.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
Before I was going to be an actress, I was going to be a veterinarian! I thought I was one as a child. I was the kid who was like, 'Daddy! I want a kitty! It needs a mommy!' And my dad was such a sucker. Every time I would beg, with tears flying down my face, about how this animal needs love, needs a home. He would cave.
To her, the name of father was another name for love.
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
And of course I've got kids of my own now, and they love me being in the Harry Potter films. I'm now part of a phenomenon. You become incredibly cool to your kids, and you get a young fan base. So you became the cool dad at school. You're suddenly hip.
I was a sickly baby, and after two sets of adoptive parents took me home, they returned me to the orphanage because of a serious respiratory infection. But as they say, the third time's a charm, because my mom and dad adopted me and took me into their home where I was raised in a family full of love.
When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches.
My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
A King only bows down to his Queen.
I went to my dad when I was 17 and said, 'I want to be a country music star.
' Which every dad loves to hear. And he said, 'I want you to go to college.' So we had a discussion. And I'm pretty stubborn. I'm a lot like him. And he said, 'If you go to college and graduate, I'll pay your first six months of rent in Nashville.' So he bribed me.
The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.
I love my dad, although I'm definitely critical of him sometimes, like when his pants are too tight. But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him.
Dad was a hypocrite. He could talk about peace and love to the world but he could never show it to his wife and son.
My father was a lesson. He had his own bakery, and it was closed one day a week, but he would go anyway. He did it because he really loved his bakery. It wasn't a job.